Iatmül languagewikipedia
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.
IatmülIatmulian

Gerd Jendraschek

Jendraschek, Gerd
An extensive grammar of Iatmul has been recently written by Gerd Jendraschek as a postdoctoral thesis.
Jendraschek, Gerd is a German linguist specialized in Basque, Turkish, and Iatmul (a language from the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea).

Ndu languages

NduNdu language family
Iatmul is part of the Ndu language family, which consists of at least six languages in which ndu is the word for 'man'.
Abelam is the most populous language, with about 45,000 speakers, though Iatmül is better known to the outside world.

Iatmul people

IatmulNyaura
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.
The communities are roughly grouped according to dialect of the Iatmül language as well as sociocultural affinities.

Sepik languages

SepikMiddle SepikUpper Sepik
The best known Sepik language is Iatmül.

Sepik–Ramu languages

Sepik–RamuNorthSepik–Ramu phylum
The best known Sepik–Ramu language is Iatmül.

Kambot language

Ap MaKambotkbx
Foley (1986) proposed that Kambot had borrowed its pronouns from the Iatmul language of the Sepik family (Ndu languages).

International Linguistics Olympiad

linguisticslinguistics olympiadInternational Linguistics Olympiad (IOL)
The five problems at the individual contest were about spatial deictics in Aralle-Tabulahan (Austronesian), Luwian hieroglyphic script (Indo-European), Kunuz Nubian (Eastern Sudanic) morphosyntax, Iatmül (Sepik) semantics and Jaqaru (Aymaran) morphology.

Sepik

SepikSepik RiverSepik art
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.

East Sepik Province

East SepikSepikEast Sepik Province
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New GuineaNew GuineaPNG
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.

Multilingualism

bilingualmultilingualbilingualism
The inhabitants of the villages are trilingual, being fluent with Tok Pisin, good with Iatmul and having some knowledge of English.

Tok Pisin

Tok PisinEnglish creolesPapua New Guinea Pidgin
The inhabitants of the villages are trilingual, being fluent with Tok Pisin, good with Iatmul and having some knowledge of English.

Agglutinative language

agglutinative languageagglutinativeagglutinating
Iatmul is a moderately agglutinative and nearly isolating language.

Isolating language

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Iatmul is a moderately agglutinative and nearly isolating language.

Phonology

phonologyphonologicalphonologically
Flexion is predominantly suffixed and very regular, whereas the phonological processes are the most complex ones within the language.

Morpheme

morphememorphemesmorphemic
Stems often change their form while polymorphem ic structures can become so coalescent that they are difficult to segment.

Noun

nounnounssubstantive
Nouns and verbs are the only two major classes in Iatmul with only little derivation across them.

Verb

verbverbsv.
Nouns and verbs are the only two major classes in Iatmul with only little derivation across them.

Root (linguistics)

rootrootsroot word
Also, there is not a strong distinction between modifiers and nouns as many root s can be used as nouns, adjectives or adverbs.

Personal pronoun

personal pronounpersonal pronounspersonal
Smaller word classes include personal pronoun s, demonstrative s, postposition s, quantifier s, interrogative s as well as proclause s (yes, no), while there are no clause-linking conjunction s.

Demonstrative

demonstrativedemonstrative pronoundemonstratives
Smaller word classes include personal pronoun s, demonstrative s, postposition s, quantifier s, interrogative s as well as proclause s (yes, no), while there are no clause-linking conjunction s.

Preposition and postposition

prepositionpostpositionprepositions
Smaller word classes include personal pronoun s, demonstrative s, postposition s, quantifier s, interrogative s as well as proclause s (yes, no), while there are no clause-linking conjunction s.